The Pipes & Drums of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division One, has been in
existence for over 35 years. It began in the Monroe, NY area in 1976 by a handful of dedicated
pipers and drummers. It has now grown to well over 40 members, with a number of students
still in the "pipeline". The students learning the bagpipes are taught by the one and only Jim
Kelly (our former Pipe Major); many of our current pipers were taught by the late, great Bill
Spencer. The snare drummers are taught by various experienced drummers in the band, while
the tenors are taught by Tenor Sergeant Kathryn Collins.
MikeTully is our new Pipe Major; Bill Hawkens our Pipe Sergeant. Brendan Mallon is our new
Drum Sergeant and Drum Major is the famous and fashionable Jim "Seamus" Davis.
Please check the rest of our website for more information about the band. The Band is available
for parades, weddings, funerals and parties.
** If you are interested in joining the band, please contact our Pipe Major Mike Tully or Band
Manager Mike Flannery (see "Contacts" page. ) We are always looking for new members!
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Pipes & Drums